UK

Health strikes: ‘Significant disruption’ expected

Image copyright PA Media Image caption The Royal College of Nursing is planning industrial action short of a strike from 10 to 11 December Patients could face more “significant disruption” as industrial action at some Northern Ireland hospitals is expected to continue next week. The Belfast Health Trust has cancelled 900 routine outpatient appointments on […]

UK

General election 2019: Tories probe candidates over anti-Semitism claims

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Boris Johnson “must answer” for anti-Semitism, Labour says Three Conservative election candidates are being investigated over allegations of anti-Semitism, the party has confirmed. Sally-Ann Hart, Richard Short and Lee Anderson are facing claims relating to their social media use. Labour has called for the candidates to be suspended, adding […]

World

US and Iranian men released in prisoner swap

Image copyright US Embassy Bern Image caption Xiyue Wang, who was held in Iran for three years, was greeted by US Ambassador to Switzerland Edward McMullen A Chinese-American researcher convicted of spying in Iran has been freed in an exchange for the release of an Iranian scientist held by the US. Xiyue Wang was arrested […]

UK

Two men killed in Wednesbury car crash

Image copyright @SNAPPERSK Image caption Officers were called to the scene shortly after 22:30 GMT on Friday Two men were killed and three people seriously injured when two vehicles crashed in the West Midlands. A Jeep Cherokee and VW Golf crashed near the Patent Shaft Roundabout on the A41 Black Country New Road, Wednesbury, at […]